16 January 2018


26 june – 30 june · 2018

Learn from the gypsies how to play guitar like the gypsies!


Paulus Schäfer

Fapy Lafertin

Romino Grünholz (rhythm teacher)


WHERE: In and next to the Gypsy Camp in Gerwen, Brabant, Netherlands.



June 26 – Arrival at the venue. Put up your tent etc.

Evening: dinner and welcome in the gypsy camp, then jam at the venue.

June 27: morning and afternoon: group lessons, The students will rotate so everybody gets to study with each teacher.

Evening: dinner in the village, then jam at the venue.

June 28 morning: group lessons

June 28 afternoon: split up in small groups, individual tutoring

Evening: dinner in the village, jamming at gypsy camp with the Schäfer family.

June 29: morning and afternoon individual tutoring while small groups are rehearsing for performance. The teachers will walk around and give everybody personal attention. Evening: dinner at the venue.

LAST EVENING: Party / concert for and with the gypsy families as well as for the people

from the town, who buy tickets for the show.

June 30: breakfast and goodbye.


Every moment outside the lessen hours: time for individual questions with every teacher. Just go and ask whatever you want to know. The teachers will give NO private lessons during the camp days.

FOR WHOM; Everybody! You don’t have to be an advanced player. But if you are, we

will make sure you also learn.

NECESSARY: Basis Gypsy Jazz guitar skills – Know a few songs, know some gypsy

chords. More specific info about this will follow soon. And: BRING A GUITAR.

REGISTRATION: EMAIL TO *protected email*

PRICE: 450,-



Camping outside in your own tent, car or caravan, directly at the venue. Good clean

sanitary facilities are inside at the camp / workshop space

If you don’t have a tent, you can ‘camp’ inside the building. Bring a sleeping bag, a mat, and

your own towel and toiletries of course. You will have to share the big classrooms with a few other people for the night. There are three big rooms.

AT YOUR OWN COST: You can also stay at the hotel or bed and breakfast in the village. Let us know and we can send you the contact details.


– dinner on arrival day – Tuesday

– three meals Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

– breakfast on Saturday

– coffee / tea / fruit / some snacks throughout the day and evening

– lessons (of course)

– pick up from Eindhoven train station at certain hours

– drop off at Eindhoven train station after the camp



Paulus’ family will invite us all to be their guest at the gypsy camp. We will sit around the

fire and make music. There will be group lessons as well as lots of individual attention.

There will be learning, jamming and performing galore. Paulus’ family proved to be

excellent and generous cooks as well as wonderful people. You will meet many of them

during this camp. Monday June 30 is the last day, with performance for an audience from

the area.

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Register now!